04) There are two birthdays (the first operation day) of HAL.

Do you notice that there are two birthdays (the first operation day) of HAL9000?

In th novel 2001 A Space Odyssey, January 12, 1997, In the movie 2001 A Space Odyssey and in the novel 2010 Odyssey Two, January 12, 1992.

A.D. age is different. Is this difference in five years meaningful? As for this matter, it is added later on...

2001 A Space Odyssey (Hayakawa Publishing,Inc.) and (Paperback)
2010 Odyssey Two (Hayakawa Publishing,Inc.) and (Paperback)
2001 A Space Odyssey (MGM)
2010 Odyssey Two (MGM.UA)
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